CAT Training Team

Meet here who is behind the CAT Training programme!

Salome Khurtidze is employed in the Center for Training and Consultancy (CTC) as CAT project coordinator, junior co-facilitator and executive assistant. She has been involved in youth work since 2013. Salome holds a MA degree in  Education Management. Her experience includes community development, child welfare and youth engagement. Salome has professional experience as a researcher on civic activism, civil society and school education.

Sebastian Schweitzer is a trainer and consultant working in the non-formal educational sector since 2003. Since 2006, he has focused his work on the South Caucasus and the Western Balkans. Sebastian facilitates seminars and training courses on peacebuilding, conflict transformation, and active participation for civil society organisations and activists. He is also researching and educating on peace education and social transformation, and advises strategic planning processes for movements and CSOs. Sebastian developed the CAT curriculum and is involved as a senior trainer.

Tamar Amashukeli is involved as a mentor for CAT participants. Tamar has PhD in Art Studies. She works in the sphere of cultural heritage and has implemented various projects in Tbilisi, Batumi, Abastumani and other cities of Georgia. Tamar is a member of Georgian NGO “Tiflis Hamkari”, in addition to this, she is an author of analytical articles and a TV presenter in the local TV company.

 Saadat Abdullazada has been working for 7 years in the field of civic activism, gender, sexual and reproductive health as a young public figure. She has trained teenagers and youth from the capital and region and implements several projects in Azerbaijan as a national coordinator of the International Youth Peer Education Network (Y-PEER). At the same time, she served as a consultant and trainer for UN organizations, such as UNFPA and UNICEF Azerbaijan. Her main goals are to reach the young in the rural area and to educate them about gender equality, women empowerment and sexual reproductive health and rights issues. Right now she is working as an outreach coordinator in the CAT program.